Fix All SP Flash Tool Errors – BROM Error

Your mobile phone (Android, iPhone, or any phone ) may be dead after you upgrade SP Flash Tool or any updates. You are not able to turn on your mobile by pressing power button because of brom error. This tutorial shows you how to fix BROM Error.

Also you will get BROM error as shown below although your mobile / device no longer respond on Power button. This article shows you the list of BROM errors and how to resolve BROM errors.

BROM Error 4032

BROM ERROR: S_FT_ENABLE_DRAM_FAIL (4032) – Cause of this error is SP Flash Toolis unable to enable DRAM. We can state that the communication issue with your device.

Simple step to get rid of BROM ERROR S_FT_ENABLE_DRAM_FAIL (4032) is just ensure that the files which you are trying to flash are exact version of your mobile phone. If it is so, try formatting your phone. Make sure that don’t format the boot-loader before flashing it.

You can try downloading preloader and move it to target_bin folder and rename or move checksum.ini from target_bin.


BROM Error

Ensure that you are using correct USB cable that came along with the phone.

Make sure you have the most recent version of SP Flash Tool.

Verify that files listed on the SP Flash Tool in your ROM folder.

Common BROM Errors :


Files which you are trying to flash do not compatible with your phone. Verify that you are using the correct files for your device. If those are correct then try formatting before flashing again.


BROM ERROR: S_DL_PMT_ERR_NO_SPACE (5069) meant that the file which you are trying to flash is larger than the available space or your mobile device partition. Ensure that the file that you are trying to flashing is exact for your model, also try another ROM.


Flash tool upgrade progress bar not moving from 0%

In this case, your device only show charging symbol but flash tool progressing bar not increase from 0%, this mean the necessary drivers is not installed properly. Try Re-install USB VCOM driver to get rid of 0% not increasing progress bar issue.

Common BROM Errors :

1. Error 1022 means Version SP flash tool doesn’t match with your mobile phone or the USB interface doesn’t work well.

Fix : Do Change to another USB interface. Sill does not work then download the latest version of  SPflash tool instead.

2. Error 1040: S_UNSUPPORTED_OPERATION flash boot files Scatter.txt doesn’t match.

Fix : Just download appropriate cable flash recovery file.


Fix : This error occurs that the incomplete load of the flash file, Just reopen the sp flash tool, and keep on your flash process.


Fix : Flash boot files Scatter. TXT mismatch, ensure recovery file is the right one! Notice EMMC partition phone and MTD partition phone use different TXT boot file!

5. Error 4004: Driver Error

Fix : Try to install MTP driver, if does not work, Uninstall the driver and reinstall it again or reinstall your computer.

6. Error 4032: Operation Skill Problems

Fix : Press the volume down button (key to reduce volume), then it can trigger the yellow bar progress continue. You’d better install batteries in your mobile during flash process.


Fix : Error appears when import boot file TXT. You need to check whether the file is the correct one or not, and operate again.

BROM Error Fix

8. Error 8038: SP FLASH TOOL ERROR

Fix : If you encounter this error, you need to click the “firmware-upgrade” to start flash. Also the version of SP flash tool is not match with your phone.

9. Error 8100: Cannot find USB port! This is because of the driver is not recognized completely or not install completely.

Fix : Reinstall the driver and restart. Try to Change to another PC or desktop.

10. Error 8200: OS of your mobile phone is not the same chip platform with your recovery file.

Fix : 1. Find the right recovery file. 2. Update to the latest SP flash tool.

11. Error Initialize scatter failed : Initialize scatter file failed. Please check the scatter file name you load is legal, SP flash tool does not accept the name format of scatter file, folder and everything that link to scatter file.

Fix : Make sure scatter file, folder and etc have legit name format, without contains any unique character.

12. Error 8038 Android download pmt is ready and layout has been changed, this mean SP Flash Tool is having problem writing to device partitions due to some incompatibility

Fix : Format your device, but don’t format the bootloader and then try to flashing files again using download button, but sometime firmware ? upgrade button solve the problem.

13. Error 4008 Stopped at the purple bar after the finish of red bar.

Fix : Take out the battery, and reinstall, enter into REC and choose turn the phone off. Then flash again.

I hope this guide will help you to fix brom error, Sp Tool DRAM Error, flashtool error codes, Flashtools errors and fix, Sptool Flash, SP Flash Tool error, SP Flash Tool Error Code, mobile firmware Upgrade, How To Unbrick all mobile phones.

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